How To Clean Asphalt

Seals.

1) Only sealed if badly deteriorated.

2) Use water-based acrylic seals.

3) Do not use solvent based seals.

4) Scrub with neutral or alkaline detergent, rinse, neutralize and dry before application.

Polish.

1) Not normally required.

2) Water-based polish may be used.

3) Never use solvent based polish.

4) Scrub with neutral or alkaline detergent, rinse, neutralize and dry.

Maintenance.

1) Use systems 2, 3 and 7 as appropriate.

2) Systems involving use of water-based polishes will be very rarely required.

3) Old seals may be removed by scrubbing with alkaline strippers.

Precautions.

1) Detergents leaving a film, e.g. soap, must not be used.

2) Regular use of alkaline detergents will damage surface.

3) Oil/grease stains may be removed using a poultice of white spirit and whiting.